105 episodes

On Ireland's most cutting edge current affairs show, Matt and his guests provide a running stream of intelligent opinions and heated debates on the issues that matter most to Irish listeners. You might not always agree, but you'll never want to miss a Word.

The Last Word with Matt Cooper Today FM

    • Society & Culture
    • 3.5 • 275 Ratings

On Ireland's most cutting edge current affairs show, Matt and his guests provide a running stream of intelligent opinions and heated debates on the issues that matter most to Irish listeners. You might not always agree, but you'll never want to miss a Word.

    US Supreme Court Overturns Roe V Wade Ruling

    US Supreme Court Overturns Roe V Wade Ruling

    The US supreme court have made a decision today that many are calling a step backwards for the rights of women in America.

    Marion McKeone joined the Last Word to discuss.

    Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

    • 11 min
    166,000 Homes Are Vacant, Yet Only 800 Available To Rent

    166,000 Homes Are Vacant, Yet Only 800 Available To Rent

    It is a well known fact that there is a major shortage of affordable homes in Ireland. Could existing empty homes be a solution to this issue?

    Jude Sherry and Kate English joined the Last Word to discuss.

    Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

    • 14 min
    The Week Trending

    The Week Trending

    The quick witted Mick Lynch, fines for urinating in the sea, some bad publicity for Dublin and a creepy new Amazon Alexa feature.

    This and more on the Week Trending with Dave Hanratty and Brianna Parkins.

    Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

    • 20 min
    Movies : Elvis

    Movies : Elvis

    An Elvis Presley biopic is finally hitting theatres, but should we buy into the hype?

    Roe McDermott joined the Last Word to discuss all of the latest movie releases.

    Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

    • 12 min
    Interview : Karin Slaughter

    Interview : Karin Slaughter

    Karin Slaughter is one of the world's best selling crime writers with over 40 million books sold. Her latest offering is 'Girl Forgotten' and is available now.

    Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

    • 11 min
    Who’d Be A Referee?

    Who’d Be A Referee?

    David Gough is a Gaelic football referee from County Meath. He is also the GAA's first openly gay top-level match official.

    Catch the full chat by pressing the Play button on this page.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

3.5 out of 5
275 Ratings

275 Ratings

Ehslawj ,

No podcasts

Podcasts not updating. Nearly a week has gone by now without one

bernsMcC ,

Sound fluctuates

The podcast itself is good as I do like listening to Matt cooper but it’s very annoying because tte sound fluctuates a lot and when the today FM add comes on it’s very loud and you nearly jump!

Defangler ,

No podcasts

I agree with Elshawj. Could you please upload the weekly John Gibbon environmental and biodiversity podcast. It’s the only one of it’s kind that you appear to do and for obvious reasons it needs to reach a wider audience. I would like to compliment John for his contributions.

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